SPONSORS

Autoliv

Autoliv is at the forefront of automotive safety technology.

Autoliv develops, manufactures and markets airbags, seatbelts and steering wheels. Our products are sold to all leading car manufacturers worldwide.

When a traffic accident occurs, our products have a few milliseconds to prove themselves, saving the lives of drivers, passengers and pedestrians.

A Fortune 500 company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and incorporated in the state of Delaware, U.S. Autoliv Inc. is the result of a 1997 merger of the Swedish company Autoliv AB and the U.S. company Morton ASP.

Brose

Brose is the fourth-largest automotive supplier in family ownership and, with numerous patent applications per year, is one of Germany’s most innovative companies.

The core competence of Brose is the synthesis of mechanical, electrical, electronic and sensor systems. Worldwide, every second new vehicle is equipped with at least one Brose product. Our mechatronics expertise increases vehicle comfort, safety and efficiency.

Caresoft

Caresoft Global Limited is a leading engineering services provider to global OEM’s and Tier 1 Suppliers in the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction industries.

Headquartered in Illinois, USA Caresoft has delivery presence spread across the North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Based in the UK, Caresoft Global Recruitment is a newly formed entity of Caresoft Global.

The Engineering Services Division of Caresoft offers a wide range of domain driven solutions across Mechanical engineering, Electrical Engineering and Industrial manufacturing, while the Recruitment division specialises in providing Permanent and Contract technical staff across the UK and Europe.

element

As one of the leading providers of testing, inspection and certification services to many of the world’s leading organizations, Element has a clear understanding of its purpose.

Our team of over 6,700 Engaged Experts operate from over 188 locations in more than 30 countries on 5 continents, and deliver an extensive range of materials testing, product qualification testing, inspection, certification and advisory services to the global Aerospace, Fire & Building Products, Infrastructure & Environmental, Transportation and Oil & Gas sectors.

ewi

EWI empowers industry leaders to overcome complex manufacturing challenges and seamlessly integrate new processes to bring products to market more quickly and efficiently.

With unmatched expertise and advanced manufacturing technology resources, EWI is an integral extension of our clients’ innovation and R&D teams. We can assist you at any stage in your process—or collaborate with you from start to finish.

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles and related parts, services and production systems worldwide. The Group operates 102 manufacturing facilities and 46 R&D centers; and it sells through dealers and distributors in more than 135 countries.

FCA’s automotive brands include Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Lancia, Ram, Maserati. The Group’s businesses also include Mopar (automotive parts and service), Comau (production systems) and Teksid (iron and castings).

In addition, retail and dealer financing, leasing and rental services in support of the Group’s car business are provided through subsidiaries, joint ventures and commercial arrangements with third-party financial institutions.

Gentherm

We are the global developer and marketer of innovative thermal management technologies for a broad range of heating and cooling and temperature control.

By building on the foundations of innovative thermal technology, Gentherm have created an organization that celebrates change and is constantly poised to capitalize on new market opportunities.  And it’s been that way since the beginning.

Each milestone epitomizes our efforts to continue investing in our business and our employees to remain leaders with the expectation of long-term growth and enhanced profitability.

gm

We envision a future of zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion, and we have committed ourselves to leading the way toward this future.

General Motors has been pushing the limits of transportation and technology for over 100 years. Today, we are in the midst of a transportation revolution. And we have the ambition, the talent and the technology to realize the safer, better and more sustainable world we want.

As an open, inclusive company, we’re also creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed and valued for who they are. One team, where all ideas are considered and heard, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential, with a culture based in respect, integrity, accountability and equality.

Our team brings wide-ranging perspectives and experiences to solving the complex transportation challenges of today and tomorrow.

Hyundai

Established in 1944, Kia Motors is securing its position as a global automaker through continuous research, development and investment.

The company established its first overseas offices in the U.S. and Japan in the 1990s and has since subsequently evolved into a global company that sells over 3 million vehicles per year through a network of 20 sales offices and over 4,800 dealers.

In particular, following its production facilities in the U.S.,China and Europe, Kia Motors opened a plant in Mexico in 2016 and began construction of a 300,000 units per year plant in India in 2017, laying a solid ground for future growth.

IHS-Markit

IHS Markit is the leading source of information and insight in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Customers around the world rely on us to address strategic and operational challenges.

We bring together the deepest intelligence across the widest set of capital-intensive industries and markets. By connecting data across variables, our analysts and industry specialists present our customers with a richer, highly integrated view of their world.

That is the benefit of The New Intelligence. We’re able to isolate cause and effect, risk and opportunity in new ways that empower our customers to make well-informed decisions with greater confidence.

IHS Markit is a dynamic team that includes more than 5,000 analysts, data scientists, financial experts and industry specialists. Our global information expertise spans numerous industries, including leading positions in finance, energy and transportation.

JD-Power

At J.D. Power, we amplify the Voice of the Customer and help brands improve the value of their products and services. Together, these principles empower everyone in the global commerce ecosystem, enabling better purchase decisions.

J.D. Power has been capturing and analyzing the Voice of the Customer across more than a dozen industries globally for 50 years.

Across 18 offices globally, our team of more than 800 professional analysts, statisticians, economists, consultants, and experts in demographics and consumer behavior focus on delivering insights clients can act on immediately.

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Phillips

Phillips Screw Company is a leader in the design and engineering of proprietary fastener technology, including high-performance drive systems for fastening applications in Aerospace, Automotive, DIY and Trade, Electronics, Industrial, Marine, Military and Header Tools and Gauging markets.

Rifast

RIFAST® provides integrated functional elements for sheet metal components. RIFAST® elements are clinched in place. Through the utilization of our in-die or offline automated installation technology, we provide cost-eff ective assemblies when compared with welded joints.

Our Rifast Systems provides joints that yield superior resistance to torsional and pushout forces – all advantages our customers can use to reduce cost and improve quality in their stamping plants and automated assembly lines all over the world. This is because our customers benefit from a broad range of high-quality functional elements and automated installation technology – with reliable, guaranteed product features that span the entire service life.

seres

Seres is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in Silicon Valley.

Seres creates electric vehicles and components and has established several R&D facilities and is in the process of designing and producing a U.S.-based, electric vehicle line.

siemens

Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies.

Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role.

woodbridge

Woodbridge is a global systems solution provider that specializes in fully-integrated foam solutions.

The Woodbridge Group offers chemical conversion technologies, that support several business sectors around the globe. Since its inception in 1978, the company has grown to over 8,000 employees in over 60 facilities throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Woodbridge offers services including: chemical research and development, product and process engineering, tooling, manufacturing, technical support, accredited laboratory testing, assembly and sequencing and just-in-time delivery.